Standards for Technological Literacy

Standards for Technological Literacy
The teaching of technological literacy and engineering problem solving in education specifically focusing on the fields of medical, agricultural, and energy and power technologies.
TEE
360
 Hours3.0 Credit, 2.0 Lecture, 4.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesEng T 231 or concurrent enrollment; completion of the GE Physical Science and Biological Science requirements.
 TaughtFall
 ProgramsContaining TEE 360
Course Outcomes

Course Outcomes - Level 1

  1. UETS Standard 4: Content Knowledge. Each candidate understands the central concepts, tools of inquiry, and structure of the discipline.
  2. UETS Standard 6: Instructional Planning. Each candidate plans instruction to support students in meeting rigorous learning goals by drawing upon knowledge of content area, Core Curriculum standards, instructional best practices, and the community context.
  3. UETS Standard 7: Instructional Strategies. Each candidate uses various instructional strategies to ensure that all learners develop a deep understanding of content areas and their connections, and build skills to apply and extend knowledge in meaningful ways.
  4. STL Standard 3: Students will develop an understanding of the relationships among technologies and the connections between technology and other fields of study.
  5. STL Standard 7: Students will develop an understanding of the influence of technology on history.
  6. STL Standard 8: Students will develop an understanding of the attributes of design.
  7. STL Standard 11: Students will develop the abilities to apply the design process.
  8. STL Standard 14: Students will develop an understanding of and be able to select and use medical technologies.
  9. STL Standard 15: Students will develop an understanding of and be able to select and use agricultural and related biotechnologies.
  10. STL Standard 16: Students will develop an understanding of and be able to select and use energy and power technologies.

Course Outcomes - Level 2

  1. Students will be able to create lesson plans that would enable a teacher to teach basic principles involving STL Standard 14, Medical Technologies.
  2. Students will be able to create lesson plans that would enable a teacher to teach basic principles involving STL Standard 15, Agricultural and Related Biotechnologies.
  3. Students will be able to create lesson plans that would enable a teacher to teach basic principles involving STL Standard 16, Energy and Power Technologies.
  4. Students will be able to demonstrate technical understanding of a few technological issues and think critically regarding the wise development and use of technology relative to STL Standard 14, Medical Technologies.
  5. Students will be able to demonstrate technical understanding of a few technological issues and think critically regarding the wise development and use of technology relative to STL Standard 15, Agricultural and Related Biotechnologies.
  6. Students will be able to demonstrate technical understanding of a few technological issues and think critically regarding the wise development and use of technology relative to STL Standard 16, Energy and Power Technologies.